Columnists

Zehra Naqvi
Should you always listen to your heart? Is righteousness a form of ego? A quote by Osho, the zen master, intriguingly refers to ‘character’ as a ‘tomb’.
Rajgopal Nidamboor
The ability to let go bottled-up feelings Most of us tend to bottle-up our emotions —especially when we are ‘under the emotional weather.’ This often leads to suppressed feelings.
Kuruvilla Pandikattu
Why is waking up to life important? Waking Up is breaking book on spirituality by an atheist. In its preface, the famous atheist Sam Harris acknowledges that this is the book he actually wanted to write for more than a decade.
Purnendu Ghosh
A little chaos can make life exciting It is hard to imagine life without chaos. Of course, our brains enjoy reacting to predictable ways, but they also enjoy reacting to unpredictable ways.
Zehra Naqvi
How can we escape gender stereotypes? There’s a little bit of man in every woman, and a little bit of woman in every man.
Rajgopal Nidamboor
Inner balance echoes one’s outer harmony While some of us are aware of our inner voice, not many know or perceive its evolution, or pattern. This is because the whole premise is tangibly intangible.
Kuruvilla Pandikattu
The choice between best and worst is ours The relation between religion and violence has always intrigued humans.
Purnendu Ghosh
Why waste life hating when love opens doors? Hate, like love, is an all-consuming passion. It often represents extreme behaviour and is linked to aggression. Hate could be due to anger, fear or revulsion.
Zehra Naqvi
Rememberance and forgetting are crucial Memories are so vital to our lives that they can be easily termed as the ‘sixth sense’.
Rajgopal Nidamboor
Conquer your qualms to reach the next level All of us know the essence, if not the subtle nuances, of the future. As Albert Einstein said, “I never think of the future; it comes soon enough.” For most people, the future is always near.

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